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Where Is Marla Sokoloff Now? What Is She Doing Today? Biography

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Marla is a celebrated American model and actress who rose to prominence for her role of Lucy in “The Practice” legal drama TV series.

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Born Marlie Lynne Sokoloff under the Sagittarius zodiac sign on 19 December 1980, in San Francisco, California, the American actress is 41 years old as of 2021. She was born to Cindi ‘nee Sussman’ Sokoloff, a podiatrist, and her husband Howard Sokoloff who worked as a caterer. She was raised in her hometown alongside Jared, and is of Jewish, German and Russian roots.

Marla’s interest in music developed at a young age. In 1994, she moved to Los Angeles for her studies, and attended Los Angeles County Arts High School, which offers theatre and music classes and is situated in California. Marla also grew up with a huge interest in acting, and once revealed that ‘An agent spotted me at one of the plays I did at ACT, but my mom was like, No, she is too young … I became so annoying that a year and a half later she just could not stand hearing me anymore…’ She matriculated from high school in 1998, and started pursuing professional acting without joining college.

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Interesting Facts and Hobbies

As an avid music lover, Marla enjoys writing music as well as collecting musical instruments such as guitars.

She likes films such as “Dracula 2000,” “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” and “A Walk To Remember”, and her favorite entertainers are Laureen German and Mandy Moore.

Sokoloff is an animal lover who had a pet dog, Coco, a few years ago, which sadly passed away recently at the age of 16.

She has lost several close family members and friends (including her grandmother) to cancer, and according to sources, her mother Cindi has cancer too.

Professional Career

1990-2000

Sokoloff made her career debut aged 12 in 1993 in “Boy Meets Girl”, then in eight episodes of “Full House,” portraying Gia Mahan. She made several other appearances as a teenager, including in the TV series’ “7th Heaven,” “The Fosters,” and “Third Rock From the Sun,” before making her film debut in the movie “The Baby-Sitters Club” (1995). She was seen next in 11 episodes of “Over the Top” series in 1997, in which she portrayed Gwen Martin. In the same year, she appeared in “The Date” short film before she landed her breakthrough role as Lucy Hatcher, a sassy receptionist, in “The Practice” legal drama – she assumed her recurring role until 2004.

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2001-2010

Concurrently, Marla landed a minor role in “Strange Frequencies” in 2001, and appeared in several hit films between 2000-2004, including “Whatever It Takes,” in which she portrayed Maggie (2000), “Dude, Where Is My Car?” as Wilma, “Sugar and Spice” (2001) as Lisa, “The Tollbooth” and “Love on the Side” of 2004, and was also cast as a guest in “Night Vision” during the same year. Sokoloff landed another big role in the “Big Day” series by ABC (2006-2007) – however, the show was cancelled after airing for a year. She subsequently featured in several other TV series, such as “2006’s “Modern Men” sitcom, “Meteor”, “Maneater” and “Drop Dead Diva” all in 2009. Before the end of the decade, she was also seen in films, such as 2009’s “Flower Girl,” “Play the Game”, “BIONICLE,” and “Gift of the Magi” all during 2010.

2011-2020

2011 saw Marla cast to appear in “CSI:NY,” in which had the guest starring role of Abigail. She was later cast in “Melissa & Joey” as Dr. Chelsea, before appearing in 2014’s “The Fosters” as Dani. In the following year, she was seen in two episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy” and in “Hot in Cleveland.” In 2016, Marla appeared in “Fuller House,” a Netflix Original, in which she landed a recurring role until 2018.

Marla recently appeared in several films, including the “Summer in the City” romantic comedy released in 2016, “A Happening of Monumental Proportions” comedy in 2017, and “The Road Home for Christmas,” and “Preschool in L.A.” short film in 2019.

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Sokoloff has been seen in several talk shows, including “Andrea Barber Vlog,” “Entertainment Tonight,” and “Chic Mama Carpool.” She is also credited with the writing and production of films such as “Preschool in L.A.” and romantic drama “Christmas Hotel.” In 2020, Marla directed the short drama film “Home, But Not Alone.”

Award Nominations

Marla boasts of three award nominations in 1999, 2000, and the year that followed – her role in “The Practice” saw her nominated for the Screen Actors/Actresses Award in the category of Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a TV Drama series.

Personal Life

Sokoloff dated James Franco, whom she met during the shooting of “Whatever It Takes” in 1999, and they moved in together shortly afterward.

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However, they broke up after dating for five years amid rumors that her ex-boyfriend had recorded a sex tape with her, and frequently threatened to post it online; fortunately that didn’t happen.

The Californian actress started dating Alec Puro shortly after she broke up with James in 2004. Puro is an American musician, and is credited for being the Deadsy industrial rock band’s drummer. They wed on 7 November 2009, their private wedding ceremony attended only by family members and close friends. The couple was blessed with their first child, Elliotte Ann, on 8 February 2012.

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They welcomed their second daughter named Olive M. Puro three years later – she arrived around five weeks early, on 13 March 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Height, Weight, and Vital Statistics

With an hourglass figure, Sokoloff weighs approximately 110lbs (50kgs) and is 5ft 1in (1.59m) tall, with vital statistics of 35B-25-35; she wears dress size 8 (US) shoe size 10.  She has blue eyes and long dark brown hair.

Net Worth

The famed actress has featured in various Box Office hit movies, and TV series, which has earned her considerable fame, through which she’s amassed her net worth which sources estimate as of 2021 at over $500,000.

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About Zeeko Zaki: Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Biography

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Zeeko Zaki is an Egyptian-American TV and film actor and model ,who is perhaps best known for portraying FBI Special Agent Adom in the CBS drama series “FBI.”

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Zeeko Zaki was born Zakaria Sherif Zaki, in Alexandria, Egypt, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 18 January 1990, which makes him 33 years old as of 2023. He is the son of the hairstylists Sherif Zaki and Emon Zaki, who currently run a salon in Wilmington City, Delaware. Zeeko’s family emigrated to the USA four weeks after he was born, and he spent his childhood in West Chester, Pennsylvania; he has a younger brother and sister named Zeyad and Zeina respectively. As a child, Zaki often visited his hometown of Alexandria, where he iteracted with his aunt and other relatives and as a result, he can speak fluent Egyptian Arabic, which the now bilingual actor had learned by the time he turned six.

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Zeeko went to Unionville High School, situated in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, where he became very interested in acting and was often cast in the school’s stage productions. He matriculated to Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but quit school shortly afterwards, to focus on his acting career.

Career Beginnings

In his first year at Unionville High School, Zeeko performed in the Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens-directed musical “Seussical”, and also in numerous Community Theater productions under the Unionville Players group. Zaki made his film debut in 2012, with the role of Michael in the short “The Therapy Session.” Subsequently, he landed minor roles in several other short films, and made one-episode appearances in a few series, including the thriller “Homeland” and the post-apocalyptic sci-fi “Revolution” both in 2012, and “Under the Dome” in 2013.

Rise to Stardom

In 2015, Zaki was cast in two films including the critically and commercially acclaimed musical comedy “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chimp,” which was directed by Walt Becker. In the year that followed, he was cast as Factionless Squad Leader in the third installment of the science fiction film series “The Divergent” entitled “The Divergent Series: Allegiant.” Zaki landed his first recuring role in the military drama “Six” in 2017, playing Akmal in eight episodes. In the same year, he landed another recuring role of Hamid in seven episodes of the Fox TV series “24: Legacy”, before appearing in three more series, including “NCIS: Los Angeles.” His following role was in the 2018 action thriller film “Escape Plan 2: Hades,” in which he shared the screen with the likes of Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, and Sylvester Stallone.

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Zeeko rose to prominence in 2018, when he was cast for the main role as Special Agent Omar Adom in the CBS crime drama series “FBI”, appearing alongside Missy Peregrym, John Boyd and Ebonee Noel in the Craig Turk and Dick Wolf-created series. Zaki reprised his role of Agent Adom in 2020 and ‘21, in the “FBI” series spin-offs, respectively entitled “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International”.

Social Media Presence

Zaki is active on Instagram (@zeekozaki) with over 210,000 followers. He joined Twitter in December 2010, and has so far amassed around 20,000 followers under his username @zeekozaki. He uses his social media platforms to not only update his fans about his upcoming projects, and give them a glimpse into his personal life, but as a model to popularize brands such as Pepsi, Verizon, Microsoft Phone, and many more.

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Personal Life

It’s reported that Zeeko is currently engaged to the social media personality Renee Monaco, who according to her Instagram bio is involved with the coffee firm, Lucky Beans Coffee. Renee has a massive following on social media, especially TikTok and Instagram, and uses her online fame to market her coffee brand. The duo began dating in 2021, and is fond of posting their pictures on their social media platforms. They are often seen touring various destinations together. Previously, Zeeko referred to Monaco as a ‘Certified Lover’ on Instagram and wished her a happy Valentine’s Day in February 2022, thanking her for being his ‘heart’ and ‘peace of mind.’

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Previously, Zaki was romantically linked with the Californian photographer and social media sensation, Sam Schneiter, but they parted ways in 2021 after dating for almost a year. Zaki’s character dates an FBI agent named Maggie, who is portrayed by the Canadian actress Missy Peregrym, in the drama “FBI,” which has resulted to their dating rumor, however, the duo isn’t in a romantic relationship – Peregrym is married to the American producer and actor Tom Oakley – nonetheless, Zaki and Peregrym are good off-screen friends.

The “FBI” star is a Muslim. He seemingly shares a strong bond with his mother, and often posts her pictures on his Instagram account – he previously posted her childhood photo during her birthday. He also posted a series of his throw-back photos with his mother on the platform on Mother’s Day in 2019 and captioned it ‘We have come a long way mama…Happy Mother’s Day.’

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Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Zaki stands at an impressive height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m), and weighs approximately 245lbs (111kgs). He’s of mixed Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish descent, and has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. His chest, biceps, and waist sizes are 43ins, 14ins, and 35ins respectively and he wears shoe size 11(US).

Zeeko has embarked on a gradual full-body transformation journey over the past nine years, and has so far lost over 100lbs (45kgs), as he told Entertainment Tonight during an interview. He disclosed that he used the book “The 4-Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss as a guide, and also learned several essential weight loss tricks in the TV program “P90X Workout.” Many fans have commended him for his success, and he seems to be a great inspiration to many young actors, especially those trying to lose weight.

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Net Worth

Zeeko has made a fortune from his acting career. He’s played the lead role in the critically acclaimed drama “FBI” since 2018, which has significantly contributed to his net worth, which as of 2023 is approximately $1 million .

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Ted Sutherland Opens Up About His Sexuality and Personal Life

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Who is Ted Sutherland?

American actor and model Ted Sutherland was born in New York City, USA, on 16 March 1997, so Pisces is his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 20 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Simon Saunders, one of the main characters in all 10 episodes of the 2018 drama series “Rise”, which also starred Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton and Auli’i Cravalho, and follows the life of a passionate drama teacher.

Education and early life

Ted was raised in New York City by his parents about whom he’s yet to speak in public, because they prefer to maintain their privacy; it’s believed that both his mother and father are entrepreneurs. Ted hasn’t spoken of having siblings, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside his sister.

He was still attending a local elementary school when he fell in love with acting, and began appearing in both school and theatre plays. Ted enrolled at a local high school in 2011, and in the same year made his debut film appearance, playing Max Bronsky in the comedy “Family Album”, directed by Shawn Levy, and which starred Rachael Harris, Joy Osmanski and Mike O’Malley; it follows the members of a dysfunctional family. Ted has since been active in the film industry.

He matriculated in 2015 and then enrolled at acting school, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018.

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Roles in movies

Ted played Boy in the Wheelchair in the 2012 short comedy “Alan Smithee”, and the following year saw him star as Josh in the short drama “American Girl”.

The year 2013 also saw him play Shmuel in the romantic comedy “Fading Gigolo”, written and directed by John Turturro, who also starred in it alongside Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. The movie follows Fioravante who’s begun working as a gigolo, while his friend Murray’s become his manager; it won two of its three award nominations.

Some of Ted’s following roles were in the 2013 family drama “Dovid Meyer”, the musical family comedy “Fan Girl” and the  short comedy “Damnation The Flashback” both in 2015.

In 2017, he starred as Jordan in the short comedy “Miyubi”, directed by Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, and which also starred Jeff Goldblum, P. J. Byrne and Emily Bergl. It follows the adventures of an American family and their Japanese domestic robot Miyubi, and the film won two awards.

Ted’s had only two other movie roles. He played Young Nick Goode in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Two – 1978”, directed by Leigh Janiak, and which starred Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd and Ryan Simpkins. It follows a group of teenagers as they’re attending Camp Nightwing, while one of them has now been possessed by a demon; the movie won one of its three award nominations. Ted reprised his role in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Three – 1666”.

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Roles in TV series

Ted’s debut TV series role was playing Jeremy in the 2015 episode “ICU” of the crime horror “Eye Candy”, created by Christian Taylor, and which starred Victoria Justice, Casey Deidrick and Harvey Guillen; it follows a woman who believes that her online date is a serial killer.

The year 2017 saw Ted appear in the episode “Good Bones” of the thriller “Madam Secretary”, as well as in the pilot episode of the drama “The Deuce”.

In 2019, Ted played Elliot Patterson in two episodes of the popular action adventure comedy “Doom Patrol”, created by Jeremy Carver, and which starred Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby and Matt Bomer. It follows a scientist and his team of ‘superpowered outcasts’, the series aired from 2019 through 2023, and won two of its 18 award nominations.

The year 2019 also saw Ted appear in an episode or two of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Units”, the crime mystery “Instinct” and the crime action “FBI”.

His only other TV series role has been playing Percy in 14 episodes of the 2021 science fiction horror “The Walking Dead: World Beyond”, created by Scott M. Gimple and Matthew Negrete, and which starred Julia Ormond, Nicolas Cantu and Alexa Mansour. It follows the first people to grow up in a world overrun by zombies, and the series won two awards.

Other credits

Ted voiced Jack Marston in the critically acclaimed 2018 video game “Red Dead Redemption II”.

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Love life and relationships

There’s only a single girl whom Ted’s been with, that his fans know about. Back in 2017, he began dating Katherine Reis, a popular American actress who’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for playing Pippa Sykes in six episodes of the new romantic series “Gossip Girl”, which has been airing since 2021. Ted and Katherine were together for a year, breaking up in 2018.

Ted hasn’t mentioned any other girls, or maybe boys whom he’s dated, he seems to be unattached as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Ted’s become an Instagram star, as more than 220,000 people are following him on this social media network, although he’s posted only 18 pictures and videos, most of which were taken during red carpet events.

Ted works out at the gym nearly every day, and has shown off his muscular body in several of his Instagram pictures.

He loves to listen to pop music, and his favorite musicians are Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.

Ted’s a fan of animes, with some of his favorites being “Attack on Titan”, “Chainsaw Man” and “Code Geass”.

He likes to play various sports with his friends, and his two favorites are table tennis and soccer.

Ted’s favorite actors are Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger, while some of his favorite films include “The Terminator”, “Scent of a Woman” and “True Lies”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Ted’s age is 26. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs about 160lbs (72kgs).

Ted’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of March 2023.

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